- Hyperion Cantos / Endymion / The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons
- The Saga of Pliocene Exile and the Galactic Milieu Trilogy by Julian May
- The Darkover series by Marion Zimmer Bradley (NB: I've only just started myself)
- The First and Second Chronicles of Amber by Roger Zelazny
Edit, 03:30 CDT Sat 17 Apr 2004: Dominic Gelinas recommended Dawn and Xenogenesis by Octavia Butler to me, after I saw him with a copy of Shadow of the Hegemon and we started discussing everything from Rice's Vampire Chronicles to Kurtz's Deryni series.